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Let's get ambitious about transport projects: former minister

TORONTO -- Former Transport Minister David Collenette says now is the time to consider ambitious national transportation projects – like bridges or tunnels that would make it possible to drive straight from Vancouver Island to St. John’s, Newfoundland.

Can-Am truck trade up by over a third in March

WASHINGTON -- U.S.-Canada surface transportation trade totaled $42.1 billion in March, up 35.6 percent compared to March 2009.

TK offers annual parts rebates

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Thermo King is once again offering Canadian and U.S. customers rebates of up to $250 when they purchase qualifying parts for Thermo King and Carrier units from participating Thermo King dealerships.

Growing Payne: Winnipeg carrier acquires two fleets

WINNIPEG -- Payne Transportation plans to purchase two carriers in an effort to develop the Winnipeg-based fleet’s Specialized Division and compliment both the Open Deck and Dry Van Division.

Alberta rebates available for fuel efficient technology

CALGARY -- The cheque’s in the mail, or at least it could be, for Alberta truckers in the market for technology that will help them improve fuel efficiency.

OLRB keeps unionizing owner-ops

OTTAWA -- The Teamsters Canada penetrated further into the trucking industry last month as hundreds more owner-ops and drivers are on the verge of being unionized.


In This Issue

A look at Ontario's mandatory out-of-service quotas (Yup. They exist.), by Rolf Lockwood. Plus, a special focus on drivers, from retention to training — including the best fleets to drive for. And Jim Park explains how to choose the engine displacement that's best for you. That and much more in the April issue of Today's Trucking.


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